Woodridge College & Preparatory School is located in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape and invites applications for the Grade 6 Educator Position

Skills and Requirements:

  • An appropriate professional teaching qualification from a recognised institution (university degree and professional qualification or B Ed Intermediate/Senior Phase);
  • Knowledgeable and intellectually inquisitive with the drive and passion for developing and caring for children;
  • An open and creative outlook to education;
  • Ability to adapt to change;
  • Excellent computer literacy skills and the ability to adapt and guide online learning;
  • Self-motivated team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills (with pupils, staff and parents);
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills;
  • Exceptional administration skills and a willingness to develop inspiring, contemporary teaching material;
  • Ability to promote and embrace diversity and inclusion;
  • Willingness and commitment to contribute to the school extracurricular and outdoor education programmes;
  • SACE registered with the requisite clearance certificates.

Duties and Responsibilities shall include, but are not limited to:

  • Taking responsibility for the position of Grade 6 Class Teacher (planning, preparing and delivering lessons);
  • Ensuring a classroom environment that promotes learning;
  • Incorporating thinking skills in order to foster independent, critical and creative thinkers;
  • Applying differential lesson plans to meet the educational needs, abilities and achievements of the individual pupil and groups of pupils;
  • Relationship building-ability to engage with learners and their families on a personal level to help pupils progress toward educational and behavioural goals;
  • Collaborating with colleagues, must be a team player;
  • Keeping attendance records and ensure order and discipline from pupils;
  • Contributing meaningfully to the life and extracurricular activities of the school, including pastoral care, sport, outdoor education and other school events/functions;
  • Incorporating the ethos and values of the school into all aspects of education;
  • General administration.

Please email a CV with two contactable references to: vacancy.prepgrade6teacher@woodridge.co.za

Closing Date: 13 December 2021

Commencing date:  January 2022

Woodridge College & Preparatory School reserves the right not to fill this position. Preference will be given to equity candidates. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from Woodridge within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. An application will not, in itself, entitle an applicant to an interview or an appointment.


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